Yeoman 2nd Class, U. S. N. R. F. Born in Robeson County; son of John and Mary McArthur. Entered the service Oct. 1, 1918, at St. Paul, N.C., and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Promoted Yeoman 2nd Class March 1, 1919. Served at Morehead City, N.C., in naval air service in construction camp. Mustered out at Camp Glenn June 23, 1919.